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A small handheld instrument called a transducer is passed back and forth over the breast. The picture produced by ultrasound is called a sonogram or ultrasound scan.
Current as of: July 26, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,
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